Feb 14, 2011

Nellikka ( Amla / Avalo / Gooseberry ) Pulisseri



Nellikka ( Amla / Gooseberry ) Pulisseri

Nellikka in Malayalam
Avvalo in Konkani

Serves: 2

You will need

6 amla / nellikka / gooseberry
1 cup ( 100 ml ) water
1 green chilli ( small ), slit lengthwise
1/2 teaspoon salt

For coconut paste:

1/2 cup ( 50 g ) coconut, grated
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
2 tablespoon water

Make a smooth paste above ingredients with water.

For seasoning:

2 teaspoon oil
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/4 teaspoon jeera ( cumin seeds )
1/4 teaspoon methi seeds ( fenugreek seeds )
1 spring curry leaves

Method

Wash and clean amla / gooseberry. Remove seed and cut into cubes.

In a bowl, mix with 1 cup ( 100 ml ) water, salt and slit green chilli. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium heat for 15 minutes or until done.

Add coconut paste, mix well and cook on a low heat for 8 - 10 minutes ( Do not add extra water ). Switch off the heat.

For seasoning:

Heat oil in a frying pan. Add mustard seeds. When they splutter, add jeera and methi and fry for 1 - 2 minute until brown. Add curry leaves and saute for 2 - 3 minutes until fragrant. Pour the seasoning over nellikka pulisseri and mix well. Serve with rice.

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1 comment:

Priya said...

Pulisery looks absolutely marvellous..